Family News, Announcements

The Church News for 10 July 2022

The Church News for 10 July 2022 is distributed by the Grace Missionary Church Office.
Have a blessed week ahead.

For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.

Below is a list of our members and adherents who will be celebrating birthdays and anniversaries during the coming week. If you are also celebrating your special date during this period and your name is not listed, please visit our “Birthdays / Anniversaries” page to update your information.

July 10th

Jasmin Black
Shari Hyatt
Diana & Linley Reynolds – Anniversary

July 11th

Charmaine Martin
Carol & Leroy Blake – Anniversary
Mardell & Durant Hyatt – Anniversary

July 12th

Alessandra Abel (o/s)

July 13th

Marsha Beckford
Andrea Bradshaw (o/s)
Danielle Brown
Tanika Roberts (o/s)
Hyacinth Wright

July 14th

Jhada Marie Graham
Sheryl Mills-Harvey (o/s)
Millicent Morris (o/s)
Danielle Russell
Michelle & Gresford Dinald – Anniversary

July 15th

Krysan Berger
Chad Justin

July 16th

Keyshaun Gordon
Donahue Martin Jr.
Olga Shaw (o/s)
Dwight Smith

Prayer Meeting and Bible Studies

We meet for our weekly Prayer Meeting session every Wednesday starting at 7:00 PM on ZOOM. This is followed by our Bible Study at 8:00 PM on ZOOM and YouTube. The presenter will be our own Reverend Mark Dawes and his focus continues on “Creation“.

Grace Youth Ministries (GYM) Meeting

The Youth Department meets each Friday at 7:30 PM via ZOOM. So please contact Sister Dionne Richards for the Link and join us.

Sunday School

Welcome back to Sunday School at GMC! In-person Sunday School classes for all age groups resumed on June 5, 2022, from 8:00 – 8:55 AM.
(However, Covid containment protocols will be observed- Wearing of masks, Sanitization)

Prayer, Praise and Testimonies

We have “Prayer, Praise and Testimonies” sessions on the last Sunday of each month @ 7:00 PM via ZOOM. Please join us for a time of fellowship and Spiritual renewal on the platform.

Sunday Service

We transmit our Worship Services from the Sanctuary each Sunday at 9:00 AM via ZOOM and stream on our YouTube Channel. The Speaker for this Sunday is Reverend Mark Dawes.

We welcome your feedback regarding our Bible Studies and Sunday Services. Your comments will help us to grow and serve you better. So call or email the office or any of the Elders or Deacons. You may also email us via our website at We greatly appreciate your feedback.

Membership and Baptism

We ask anyone desirous of Baptism or Membership, please indicate your interest to the Church Office or speak directly with Reverend Mark Dawes.

GMC Connect Card

The GMC Connect Card is available on our Membership Page and from members of our Team of Ushers. We invite you to complete and submit the card to help us to get to know you better. This will help us to provide the spiritual support you may need from time to time.

Other Announcements

Brother Frank Lopez, a longstanding member of Grace Missionary Church passed away in Canada last Sunday, July 3, 2022. His funeral arrangements will be shared as soon as they become available. Also, please remember his family in prayer during these days.

A number of members of our Church family have also experienced recent losses in their own families and are in need of our prayers for God’s strength, comfort, and peace at this time. Funeral arrangements will be shared when available:

  • Brother Astley Hall’s brother died on June 25, 2022.
  • Brother Desmond Bennett’s mother passed on July 5, 2022.
  • Deacon Thelora Reynolds lost a brother-in-law in the United States.
  • Elder Donald Blake’s daughter Tricia has lost her father-in-law in the UK.

So let us encourage and pray for our brethren as they work through their grief and loss even now.

We also continue in prayer for our brethren who are hospitalized or recovering from surgery:

  • Rev. Garnett Roper
  • Sis Yvonne Wright
  • Bro. Cordell Rattray
  • Elder Mary Clarke

Sister Andrea Kennedy has sent the following message to the GMC Family:
Words cannot express our sincere appreciation to the Grace Missionary Church Family for your many words of comfort, calls, prayers, and gifts of kindness and the love and support shown to our family in our time of bereavement. Once again thank you all“.
From: Andrea, Andrew, Jhanelle, and Anecia.

The MCAJ invites the participation and support of Grace Missionary Church in the following events.

Crusade - Christ Our Only Hope
Date: Online Week of Prayer and Prayer WalkDate: Weekend Crusade
August 21 – 28, 2022August 26-28, 2022

Additional information will be provided as the dates approach. So please continue to pray for the success of these ministry initiatives.


Please continue to pray for God’s healing touch for our members who are at this time recuperating. Also, please remember to pray for the “Sick and Shut-Ins“, as well as those classified as vulnerable. In addition, remember to stay in touch with each other during our time of isolation and separation.

Sick and Shut in 15 May 2022
Sick and Shut-In List

Resumption of Church Activities

With the rescinding of the DRMA COVID-19 Containment Measures, plans are being made for a gradual resumption of other ministry activities in ‘face-to-face’ mode’. These will be guided by the Enforcement Measures under the Public Health Act. We will provide additional details as soon as we finalize the arrangements.

We continue to observe the following protocols for your safety and comfort:

  1. Hand Washing and Sanitization.
  2. Mask Wearing in enclosed spaces (highly recommended, but not mandated).
  3. Maintaining Physical distance (highly recommended, but not mandated).
  4. Remaining at home if you are feeling unwell.

Also, please remember to pay very close attention to the periodic updates and advisories issued by the Health Authorities.

Please remember to call and pray with one another. Also, keep safe, practice social distancing, wash hands, and clean surfaces regularly.

In addition, remember to wear your masks, sanitize, and maintain 6 feet physical distance. Also, let us keep in touch and encourage each other, especially during these very challenging times.

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